Robert B. Leighton

Astronomy California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 
solid state physics, cosmic ray physics, the beginnings of modern particle physics, solar physics, planetary photography, infrared astronomy, and millimeter- and submillimeter-wave astronomy
"Robert B. Leighton"

(1919 - 1997)
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Mean distance: 10.79
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William Vermillion Houston grad student 1946 Caltech
 (The vibrational spectrum of a mon-atomic face-centered cubic crystal lattice)
Paul Sophus Epstein grad student 1947 Caltech


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Dan McCammon research assistant Caltech
Robert W. Noyes grad student 1963 Caltech
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Leighton RB, Noyes RW, Simon GW. (1999) Velocity fields in the solar atmosphere I. Preliminary report Astrophysical Journal. 525: 936-961
Padin S, Sargent AI, Mundy LG, et al. (1989) Interferometric CO-18 observations of DR 21(OH) and L1551 IRS 5 at lambda = 1.4 millimeters The Astrophysical Journal. 337: L45
Knapp GR, Sutin BM, Phillips TG, et al. (1989) CO Emission from Evolved Stars and Proto--Planetary Nebulae The Astrophysical Journal. 336: 822
Phillips TG, Ellison BN, Keene JB, et al. (1987) CO emission from Centaurus A The Astrophysical Journal. 322
Claussen MJ, Berge GL, Heiligman GM, et al. (1984) Aperture synthesis observations of CO emission from the W3 molecular cloud core The Astrophysical Journal. 285: L79
Lo KY, Berge GL, Claussen MJ, et al. (1984) Aperture synthesis observations of CO emission from the nucleus of IC 342 The Astrophysical Journal. 282: L59
Knapp GR, Phillips TG, Leighton RB, et al. (1982) Mass loss from evolved stars. I - Observations of 17 stars in the CO/2-1/ line The Astrophysical Journal. 252: 616
Knapp GR, Leighton RB, Wannier PG, et al. (1980) Detection of the CO J = 2-1 line in M82 and IC 342 The Astrophysical Journal. 240: 60
Masursky H, Batson RM, McCauley JF, et al. (1972) Mariner 9 television reconnaissance of Mars and its satellites: preliminary results. Science (New York, N.Y.). 175: 294-305
Sharp RP, Murray BC, Leighton RB, et al. (1971) The surface of Mars 4. South polar cap Journal of Geophysical Research. 76: 357-368
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